See also: Póland
1560s. From Pole + land, from German Pole, singular of Polen, from Polish Polanie (“Poles”, literally “field dwellers”), from Proto-Slavic *poljane, plural of *poljaninъ (“field dweller”), from *polje (“field”) + *-ěninъ.
- Appendix:Place names in Poland
- (countries of Europe) country of Europe; Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Vatican City
- Appendix:Countries of the world
- “Poland” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2018.